dark futures film club – afronauts

Dark Futures Film Club – AFRONAUTS

In Dark Futures Film Club – AFRONAUTS it’s July 16, 1969 and America is preparing to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of miles away, the Zambia Space Academy hopes to beat America to the moon in this fictionalized film inspired by real events.

AFRONAUTS by Nuotama Bodomo is vernac’s first digital release. Since its 2014 release, AFRONAUTS has captured the hearts of film enthusiasts with its melancholic take on imaginative speculation of the black body and space. in this case, outer-space. It’s a great addition to the afrofuturism movement.

The release of AFRONAUTS comes at the heels in anticipation of its feature-length production in zambia, which is in advanced development. for the last six months, the director travelled to nine out of ten districts in zambia, interviewing zambian independence agitators, cultural leaders and the original participants of the space program. we welcome you to take part in viewing the film and supporting the evolution of the film as it undergoes its feature production. 

This makes us also think of the work of ayodamola okunseinde’s (Ayo’s) The Rift: An Afronaut’s Journey work:

See other DARK FUTURES FILM CLUB here:

Dark Futures Film Club – Slaughterbots

Dark Futures Film Club – POCKET

Dark Futures Film Club – MERGER


Nikolas Badminton is an award-winning Futurist Speaker, researcher and author. His expertise and thought leadership will guide you from complacency to thinking exponentially, planning for longevity, and encouraging a culture of innovation. You will then establish resiliency and abundance in your organization.

Contact him to discuss how to engage and inspire your audience. You can also see more of Nikolas’ thoughts on his Futurist Speaker VLOGs as he publishes them in this Youtube playlist.

Please SUBSCRIBE to Nikolas’ Youtube channel so that you don’t miss any as they come up. You can see more of his thoughts on Linkedin and Twitter.

 

dark futures film club – afronauts

Dark Futures Film Club – AFRONAUTS

In Dark Futures Film Club – AFRONAUTS it’s July 16, 1969 and America is preparing to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of miles away, the Zambia Space Academy hopes to beat America to the moon in this fictionalized film inspired by real events.

AFRONAUTS by Nuotama Bodomo is vernac’s first digital release. Since its 2014 release, AFRONAUTS has captured the hearts of film enthusiasts with its melancholic take on imaginative speculation of the black body and space. in this case, outer-space. It’s a great addition to the afrofuturism movement.

The release of AFRONAUTS comes at the heels in anticipation of its feature-length production in zambia, which is in advanced development. for the last six months, the director travelled to nine out of ten districts in zambia, interviewing zambian independence agitators, cultural leaders and the original participants of the space program. we welcome you to take part in viewing the film and supporting the evolution of the film as it undergoes its feature production. 

This makes us also think of the work of ayodamola okunseinde’s (Ayo’s) The Rift: An Afronaut’s Journey work:

See other DARK FUTURES FILM CLUB here:

Dark Futures Film Club – Slaughterbots

Dark Futures Film Club – POCKET

Dark Futures Film Club – MERGER


Nikolas Badminton is an award-winning Futurist Speaker, researcher and author. His expertise and thought leadership will guide you from complacency to thinking exponentially, planning for longevity, and encouraging a culture of innovation. You will then establish resiliency and abundance in your organization.

Contact him to discuss how to engage and inspire your audience. You can also see more of Nikolas’ thoughts on his Futurist Speaker VLOGs as he publishes them in this Youtube playlist.

Please SUBSCRIBE to Nikolas’ Youtube channel so that you don’t miss any as they come up. You can see more of his thoughts on Linkedin and Twitter.